Appeals Court Blocks Nuisance Claims Based on Presence of Chemicals in Drinking Water within Specified Regulatory Limit

Somach Simmons Dunn (00864836xBA9D6)

June 13, 2018

Appeals Court Blocks Nuisance Claims Based on Presence of Chemicals in Drinking Water within Specified Regulatory Limit

Water districts providing drinking water that meets applicable drinking water quality standards are immune from nuisance claims, according to a recent decision from the California Fourth District Court of Appeals.  This is because when a statute or regulation expressly authorizes a particular action, nuisance claims based on that action are barred…. Read More

Written by Brenda C. Bass